Changing market liquidity conditions present major challenges for long-term investors. The situation has been complicated by the quantitative easing (QE) policies at central banks and a prolonged period of relatively low interest rates. This is encouraging investors to look toward assets that have a higher risk profile or are less liquid to generate returns. In […]
Many of Europe’s financial institutions have been watching the development of the European Commission’s Capital Markets Union (CMU) initiative with great interest, keen to ensure it becomes a reality. Last year the CMU published a Green Paper consultation and, more recently, the EU Commission launched its ‘Call for Evidence’ exercise. Two key areas that emerged […]
Asset managers must broaden their skills as they look to develop new products, enter new market segments and meet the changing needs and expectations of investors, says Riccardo Lamanna, country head for Italy, State Street Global Services. A wave of new investor demands has exposed a gap between their needs and asset managers’ ability to keep […]
Markus Steiner has been appointed head of State Street Global Services’ business in Switzerland, effective 1 July this year.
Italian asset management boutique Ersel Asset Management has appointed State Street Corporation to extend the range of investment services currently mandated.
In the last of a series, Brian Allis, asset manager sector head at State Street Global Services, discusses the outsourcing model as it is being implemented by boutique managers.
In the first of a series of three articles, Brian Allis, asset manager sector head at State Street Global Services, writes about the opportunities facing boutique managers.
State Street has boosted its exchange traded products servicing business in Ireland by hiring the man responsible for creating Ireland’s first ETF product in 2000.